Chris Potter of the Pittsburgh City Paper has hit the nail on the head in his article discussing debate over global warming: because this society has a very short attention span, getting people to pay attention to long term issues and trends is extremely difficult.
In China, an interesting situation has emerged when the transcripts of some students have gone missing; without the physical transcript, people are losing out on job opportunities because they can’t provide a demonstration of their competence and proof that they graduated.
Sports drinks are all the rage, but how necessary are they, really?
Feminist coloring books! How exciting. Those of you with ethics which lean towards the feminism and young ‘uns who are into the coloring, you should definitely check out Girls Are Not Chicks.
An author who had a cover whitewashed talks about the fact that authors often do not get input into the cover design of their books, which is an important thing to keep in mind when judging a book by its cover!
Having trouble wrapping your mind about the concept of one trillion dollars? Here’s a visualization, which also happens to include some very eye-opening information about how far on trillion dollars will do.